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Path and Nike FuelBand Pair Up, Flaunting the Benefits of a Private AP - Mike Isaac - Social. Facebook and Twitter rose to prominence in part because they played so nicely with others.

Path and Nike FuelBand Pair Up, Flaunting the Benefits of a Private AP - Mike Isaac - Social

Yes, the sites were great products first. But they became even better platforms, opening their application programming interfaces to let third-party developers integrate their services. Flipboard Planning To Release Android Beta For Everyone Who Doesn’t Have A Galaxy S III. One of the nice little surprises at Samsung’s Galaxy S III unveiling in London was that the device would be preloaded with the fabled Android version of the Flipboard social magazine app.

Flipboard Planning To Release Android Beta For Everyone Who Doesn’t Have A Galaxy S III

The news came from out of the blue — while the iOS version has garnered plenty of acclaim and some nifty new updates, Android users were (largely) left out in the cold. Now it appears that the app will soon be finding its way onto other Android devices, but perhaps not in the way that most users would hope. According to a new report from Engadget, the Flipboard team is close to releasing a beta version of the app to a small number of users to gain critical feedback before launching the final product. Confidentiel : Evernote étend son partenariat avec Orange à Orange Business. Le service de sauvegarde de notes va également lancer une nouvelle version de son application baptisée Evernote Business et qui proposera de nouvelles fonctionnalités collaboratives.

Confidentiel : Evernote étend son partenariat avec Orange à Orange Business

Après avoir annoncé son partenariat avec Orange à LeWeb11 en décembre dernier, offrant un an d'abonnement gratuit aux abonnés mobiles d'Orange, le service de gestion et de sauvegarde de notes en cloud a étendu son partenariat avec l'opérateur français à ses clients "Business". "Tout comme le partenariat initial avec Orange, il durera un an voire plus si Orange décide de le prolonger", a expliqué au JDN Phil Libin, le dirigeant de la société lors de l'événement LeWeb qui se tient actuellement à Londres.

Il précise que l'opérateur paie pour ce partenariat, sans préciser toutefois le montant. La start-up, qui a levé plus de 160 millions de dollars depuis sa création, n'est toujours pas à vendre. Curation Service Storify Partners With Pulse In First-Ever Syndication Deal. Storify, the startup that lets anyone “curate” stories from around the web by collecting posts from social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, is today announcing its first-ever syndication deal.

Curation Service Storify Partners With Pulse In First-Ever Syndication Deal

Spotify Has Snagged 4 Million New Users In Six Weeks. GetGlue integrates with Tumblr and creates blog widgets. Upstart Search Engine DuckDuckGo Gets Prominent Placement in Opera Browser. Two of my favorite tech underdogs, the privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo and the desktop version of Opera’s browser, have finally banded together.

Upstart Search Engine DuckDuckGo Gets Prominent Placement in Opera Browser

While most browsers only feature the most popular three or four search engines in their default search engine list, Opera’s latest release now also includes DuckDuckGo as an option next to the likes of Google, Bing and Yahoo. That’s a major win for a small search engine that hasn’t really made a large splash outside of the tech community yet (though it was named one of the “50 Best Websites of 2011” by Time magazine recently). Neither the Opera nor the DuckDuckGo teams would discuss the terms of this deal.

Announcing the Punchfork Recipe API and a Search Partnership with DuckDuckGo. Jul 2011 We’re excited to share two major announcements: , we’re releasing our brand new Recipe API , which allows anyone to integrate recipes into their website or app. , we’ve partnered with search engine DuckDuckGo to provide zero-click recipes directly on search result pages—all powered by the Punchfork API. If you’ve never tried DuckDuckGo, you’re missing out. Bigpoint partners with Mail.Ru Group to take its online games to Russia. Bigpoint, the German online gaming outfit, has signed a partnership with Russia’s Mail.Ru Group, which will see the two companies offer select gaming titles on each of their respective portals.

Bigpoint partners with Mail.Ru Group to take its online games to Russia

The idea is to help Bigpoint expose its wares to the Russian speaking markets, while Mail.Ru gets broader European distribution. Instagram Finally Gets A Better Website — For The Grammys. A Sign Of What’s To Come? Apple Just Handed Twitter The Keys To The iOS Kingdom — Here’s Twitter’s Take. When we first broke the news that iOS 5 would come with Twitter integration, I wasn’t thinking big enough.

Apple Just Handed Twitter The Keys To The iOS Kingdom — Here’s Twitter’s Take

Based on the fairly vague (but credible) information I had, I figured it was mainly based around the Twitter Photos product which Twitter was rushing to get out in time. Turns out it goes much, much deeper. Apple has essentially baked a “Twitter Connect” into iOS 5. Dropbox Partners With Softbank, Sony Ericsson to Build Asia, Europe Growth. Dropbox Inc., the Web storage provider with 25 million users, signed deals with mobile carrier Softbank Corp. (9984) and handset maker Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB to attract more customers in Asia and Europe.

Dropbox Partners With Softbank, Sony Ericsson to Build Asia, Europe Growth

The agreement means Dropbox’s file-sharing application will be preloaded on two phones running on Softbank’s network in Japan in early June, said Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, head of mobile business development at Dropbox, in an interview. Sony Ericsson is building the app into devices that will be sold in 10 countries in Europe and Asia. The partnerships are the first for San Francisco-based Dropbox, a startup whose app has surged in popularity as consumers turn to smartphones to take pictures, create videos and listen to music. The app lets users store and access their content from any computer, phone or tablet with a Web connection.

Alt Search Engine blekko Partners with Flipboard for RSS Search. This morning, alternative search engine service blekko announced a partnership with hot iPad social magazine Flipboard to power its content searches.

Alt Search Engine blekko Partners with Flipboard for RSS Search

Under the new deal, users looking for new content to subscribe to within Flipboard can discover and browse for items by keyword. The content will come from RSS feeds, the Web feed format used to publish regularly updated news in a structured format. But unlike with traditional RSS readers, like Google Reader, for example, the feeds will not be displayed in the typical inbox-like view often associated with feed-reading services.